June 24, 2012
Say this for Kentucky: If it doesn't add another high-profile men's basketball opponent to replace Indiana, it won't be for lack of trying.
The Wildcats reached out to UCLA, Ohio State and Michigan State about playing in 2012-13, said a source familiar with the men's basketball scheduling process, after Indiana originally ended discussions about playing in the upcoming year. UK couldn't work out dates with any of the three.
Kentucky will host Baylor this season at Rupp Arena, and the two will play in the 2013-14 season in Dallas. The Cats might have played UCLA, Ohio State or Michigan State in addition to Baylor in the upcoming season, and was seeking games either at Rupp Arena or Lucas Oil Field, the source said.
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